Garrett Hedlund: Kristen Stewart’s ‘Phenomenal’ In ‘On The Road’
First Published: May 23, 2011 5:54 PM EDT Credit: Icon Films
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Garrett Hedlund says filming the big screen adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s classic “On The Road” with Kristen Stewart was an unforgettable experience.
“It was wonderful,” he told Access Hollywood at the 2011 Young Hollywood Awards on Saturday.
“It was such an incredible rare journey that we all got to take, so I’m very proud of it. My anticipation is just as high as every body else’s about it,” he explained of the film, based on the legendary beat generation novel where “The Twilight Saga” star plays Marylou and Garret portrays Dean Moriarity.
“Kristen’s phenomenal,” the “Tron: Legacy” star continued. “She’s so focused, especially on this role… she’s so amazing and the world is going to get to really see that in this one.”
The 26-year-old actor is happy that the film will finally hit theaters after taking years to get off the ground.
“I singed on to the role like four years ago and so for the last four years I’ve just been twiddling thumbs trying to get the thing made, and hoping for it to be made and so it’s finally done,” he told Access.
“On The Road” — which also features Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Amy Adams, Elisabeth Moss, Steve Buscemi and Terrence Howard — is due for release on December 10, 2011.
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